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Big Nate: Say Good-bye to Dork City

Lincoln Peirce · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 222
Format: Print book

Wanted: Nate Wright, better known as Big Nate, four-and-a-half feet tall, black hair with seven spikes, age eleven, sixth-grader at P.S. 38, record holder for school detentions. Reward: Big Nate: Say Good-bye to Dork City!Can Nate Wright get any cooler? Not according to Nate himself. He's...
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Leonardo Da Vinci

Iain Zaczek · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Book

From School Library Journal Gr 3-5-These books organize biographical material around the artists' works. They offer practical tips in the "How to Paint Like..." chapters. The writing is clear but will not necessarily grab readers. For example, Zaczek writes...
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Andrew Jackson

Megan M Gunderson · ABDO Publishing
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

- Historic Photographs- Primary Source Documents- Timeline- Fast Facts- Benefits and Perks- Chart of All Presidents' Terms
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Who Is Stan Lee?

Geoff Edgers · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Stanley Lieber was just seventeen when he got his first job at Timely Comics in 1939. Since then, the man now known as Stan Lee has launched a comic book empire, made Marvel Comics a household name, and created iconic superheroes such as Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the Fantastic Four. Stan...
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Digging for Stegosaurus: A Discovery Timeline

Thomas R. Holtz Jr. · Capstone Press
Format: Print book

You can't miss Stegosaurus's armored plates, but how did such an ancient creature become so recognizable to us? Follow the fascinating story of this dinosaur's discovery, from early clues in England to fossil findings in Colorado, Alberta, and Tanzania. Through a unique timeline...
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Zoology for Kids: Understanding and Working with Animals, with 21 Activities

Josh Hestermann · Chicago Review Press

An interactive introduction to working with animals   Zoology for Kids invites the next generation of zoologists to discover the animal kingdom through clear, entertaining information and anecdotes, lush color photos, hands-on activities, and peer-reviewed research. Young minds are introduced...
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Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

Kelly Jones · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 216
Format: Book

Fans of Polly Horvath or Roald Dahl will love this quirky story of a determined girl, and some extraordinary chickens. Twelve-year-old Sophie Brown feels like a fish out of water when she and her parents move from Los Angeles to the farm they've inherited from a great-uncle. But farm...
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The Robot Book: Build & Control 20 Electric Gizmos, Moving Machines, and Hacked Toys

Bobby Mercer · Chicago Review Press
Format: Book

"The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or not cost using common household objects and repurposed materials."--
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Tennessee: The Volunteer State

Amy Rechner · Bellwether Media
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Tennessee"--
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The animal kingdom

Tim Harris · Cavendish Square
Pages: 32
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First edition

32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
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The Doldrums

Nicholas Gannon · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

"A dreamy charmer of a book, full of clever wordplay that practically demands it be read out loud." - New York TimesHave you ever wanted to hold a little piece of the impossible? Lavishly illustrated in full color, The Doldrums is an extraordinary debut about friendship, imagination,...
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A History of Just About Everything: 180 Events, People and Inventions That Changed the World

Elizabeth MacLeod · Kids Can Press
Format: Hardcover

From Buddha and Muhammad to King and Mandela, from the discovery of fire to the invention of the World Wide Web, and from Romeo and Juliet to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, this is a thorough and thoroughly entertaining compendium of important people and events.
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Heads

Matthew Van Fleet · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books; Nov edition
Format: Board book

From the #1 New York Times bestselling creator Matt Van Fleet comes a companion to the million plus copy bestseller, Tails that will dazzle and delight! Heads – wooly, bump and hairy – never has such a collection of animal heads been so much fun!
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Reptiles

Ann Squire · Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

The animal kingdom is vast and varied, with millions of different species living today. Readers will learn about Earth's most recognizable animal groups, from creepy crawly insects to fierce jungle cats and massive sea creatures. Compelling text encourages readers to investigate further...
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The universe

Kelly Doudna · Abdo Publishing
Pages: 24
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Universe explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about the life cycle of a star, find out how our universe was created, explore nebulae, galaxies, black holes, giant stars and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book...
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